Sunday, May 23, 2010

Obama Appoints Golf Czar

Obama has recently appointed a Golf Czar and major rule changes in the game of golf will become effective June 01, 2010.  This is only a preview as the complete rule book is being rewritten as we speak.  Here are a few of the changes...

Golfers with handicaps:
- below 10 will have their green fees increased by 35%.
- between 11 and 18 will see no increase in green fees.
- above 18 will get a $25 check each time they play.

The dollar amount placed in bets will be as follows:
-for handicaps below 10, an additional $10.
-between 11 and 18, no additional amount.
-above 18, you will receive the total amount in the pot even if you do not play.

The term "gimme" will be changed to "entitlement" and will be used as follows:
-handicaps below 10, no entitlements.
-handicaps from 11 to 17, entitlements for putter length putts.
-handicaps above 18, if your ball is on green, no need to putt, just pick it up.

These entitlements are intended to bring about fairness and, most importantly, equality in scoring.  Read more here.  (HT: Mike Carlson)
 
See related CD post here on bowling.

5 Comments:

At 5/23/2010 9:02 PM, Blogger W.E. Heasley said...

The Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh is going to be very upset!

 
At 5/23/2010 9:29 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Umm, Don't we have handicaps to begin with in order to make the game fair and interesting?

There is no point in playing if you know who the winner will be the same every time.

A mexican peasant explained to me about the top heavy situation in Mexico. "What good all that money, it no go round and round?"

 
At 5/23/2010 11:07 PM, Anonymous gettingrational said...

Remember players, all your score cards must be signed by Maxine Waters or else.

 
At 5/24/2010 2:34 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

DGolf czars have been electric for decades.

 
At 5/24/2010 11:10 AM, Blogger Bret said...

In that case, I'm gonna start playing golf!

 

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